Admission

Incoming Freshmen

National Merit Finalists/National Achievement Finalists, and recipients of the Presidential, the Provost's, and the Dean's Scholarships are automatically admissible to the College upon receipt of their applications. Generally, our minimal admission requirements are a 27 ACT, or its equivalent on other tests, and a 3.50 high school GPA. 

To be considered for admission, applicants must be admitted to the University of Memphis and complete a separate application for admission to the Honors College. Apply Now!

Transfer Students

Transfer students who have achieved at least a 3.25 cumulative GPA in 12 to 59 semester hours of college credit are eligible for admission into the Honors College.  Students with more than 59 credits may still apply, but will need to meet with an Honors advisor to provide a brief explanation about how they plan to complete the 25 credits of Honors curriculum. 

Transfer applications are only accepted and processed twice a year. Applications must be submitted by December 1 for admission in the spring semester (admission decisions will be made by January 15) or July 1 for admission in the fall semester. All accepted transfer students must attend an honors orientation upon arrival to the University of Memphis. Apply Here!

Continuing Students

University of Memphis students who have achieved at least a 3.25 cumulative GPA in 12 to 59 semester hours of college credit are eligible for admission into the Honors College. Students with more than 59 credits may still apply, but will need to meet with an Honors advisor to provide a brief explanation about how they plan to complete the 25 credits of Honors curriculum.

All current UofM students must attend one Honors College prospective-student orientation prior to admission. These informative one-hour sessions are held several times a semester in 101 Honors Hall classroom. Upon application to the Honors College, students will be informed of upcoming student orientation dates.

Please note: Current UofM student applications for Spring 2018 are due  December 1, 2017. Students will be notified of admission status no later than January 15, 2018.  Apply Here!